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Nice discussions on Portuguese investment opportunities

As the ongoing “French invasion” continues apace - snapping properties up all over the country - over 14,000 people were expected at a business conference held in Nice on Friday to get round the...

Swiss despair

The exodus of Portuguese workers to Switzerland continues unabated with more than 15,000 people flooding into the country desperate for work since 2012. Talking to Swiss newspaper La Liberté,...

Lisbon air traffic hits record high for Champions League final

Air traffic in Lisbon is expected to reach a record high tomorrow (May 24) for the highly-anticipated Champions League final between Atletico and Real Madrid at Estádio da Luz.

NAV, the...

Bad taxi

Four taxi drivers found to be swindling tourists during trips from Lisbon airport have all been temporarily stripped of their vehicles and now run the risk of being banned from their professions....

A gang of youths that set on young male students and robbed them of everything but their knickers has at last been foiled by PSP police in Lisbon. A court heard how the attackers waited for their...

Portugal and China sign 12 agreements

Trade relations with China got a huge boost from last week’s visit by a delegation of Portuguese businessmen and politicians.

Headed by Portuguese President Cavaco Silva, the delegation...

Shotgun “monster” finally caught by police

After more than a month on the run, police were finally able to track down and arrest Manuel Baltazar – aka ‘Palito’ or ‘Monster of S. João da Pesqueira’ - the man who shot four members of his...

Tourists’ early morning stroll ends in tragedy

Death || A French tourist was killed outright and three Koreans badly injured when they tried to cross the busy Marginal road linking Cascais with Lisbon early on Thursday morning.

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CGD privatisation

As big-name banks pull out of Portugal, the government is reported to be preparing to sell off Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) by the end of 2015. The announcement came from the workers syndicate...

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